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Kukui's Restaurant and Bar

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Kaua'i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI
808/245-5050
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 42
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good for Sushi and Gluten Free friendly

We had the Sushi 2 nights and it was very good. We had a lot of tuna, Poke, and many others. All was good and tasty. We sat right at the bar so we could talk to the Chef, and he worked with me on my gluten free issues. Really empressed

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had the Sushi 2 nights and it was very good. We had a lot of tuna, Poke, and many others. All was good and tasty. We sat right at the bar so we could talk to the Chef, and he worked with me on my gluten free issues. Really empressed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

this restaurant has a great variety on the breakfast buffet. Sliced ribeye, fried rice, macadamia nut pancakes with coconut syrup, oatmeal, cereals, omelet station, etc. wonderful!

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We enjoyed a great breakfast buffet. Seating is beautiful and outside. Service is good. Lots of delicious choices. Omelette are great. Local options like fried rice are delightful.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were quite disappointed with this restaurant. It was certainly not up to Marriott standards. The service was average and the food was so-so. I had the Shrimp Pad Thai, which was dry and lacked flavor. My wife had the grilled catch of the day, which she enjoyed and my daughter the fettuccine. We were hoping for much more and... More 

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Solon, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you are looking for food with "Hawaiian" flare, tastes, and ingredients in a setting that announces that you have made it to vacation paradise on earth, this is a restaurant you don’t want to miss. Is the food the best you will find at any restaurant on Kauai? The answer is that it is pretty close. Is the setting... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had been looking forward to the Friday night buffet but found it disappointing. Compared with most other places I visit for a buffet, the choices were limited and not very good. I settled for the salt-crusted prime rib which was juicy and flavoursome but there was a serious lack of complementary sides. I started with the beef, not having found... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

KuKui’s is the open air restaurant at the Marriott Kauai Beach Club in Lihue. The restaurant is located pool side (check out the huge Marriott pool on their website) and has an excellent tropical setting with attentive and happy service. Basic breakfast from the menu can be expensive ($20 for two eggs, sausage and hash browns). There is also a... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Drinks and meals right at the bar in this fabulous location. The service is tremendous and the food offerrings range from basic happy hour eats to almost fine dining. Servers are excellent - we adore them. Been many times over the years. Always look forward to returning. Look for Mary, Richie, Wokie and others - they're wonderful.

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Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Kuki's Poolside Restaurant has a wonderful Friday night buffet. We went there with friends and the food was excellent. The buffet included a salad bar, hot dishes, prime rib, shrimp, crab legs and dessert choices. The Prime Rib was outstanding but wish the crab legs had been precut as cracking was cumbersome. The service was good and the atmosphere very... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Excellent location poolside and accessible for swimmers. A bit pricey as is expected with any Marriott. Good taste. Service is usually good, but can be slow to dismal depending on time of day.

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Address: Kaua'i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808/245-5050
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: Kaua'i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 808/245-5050

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: International

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